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Stem cell research bill wins committee support PDF Print
Written by Lauren Ohnesorge   
Wednesday, 20 June 2007 18:25
A bill that would set aside $10 million in grant money for embryonic stem cell research in North Carolina won support yesterday from a House committee. 
Opponents of the measure fear that the bill puts the state in the dangerous position of risking the protection of human life. The bill would allow research on stem cells from embryos left over from in-vitro fertilization procedures. If not implanted, such embryos are destroyed as medical waste due to their brief viability.
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